Moving Mountains for Utah Women.

The mission of the Utah Women & Leadership Project is to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women. We serve Utah and its residents by 1) producing relevant, trustworthy, and applicable research; 2) creating and gathering valuable resources; and 3) convening trainings and events that inform, inspire, and ignite growth and change for all Utahns.

Eating Disorders Among Utah Women

Mental illness is progressively detrimental to one’s wellbeing if left untreated, and eating disorders are no exception. It is necessary to improve eating disorder prevention and treatment initiatives in Utah and implement evidence-based prevention progra...

Homelessness Among Utah Women

Although Utah’s rate of homelessness is less than the national rate, thousands of individuals and families experience homelessness each year. We must continue efforts to provide resources for those currently experiencing homelessness and develop strategie...


Explore our research and resources by topic to become more educated and empowered.

Women’s Networks

Locate Utah women’s networks, groups, & organizations to engage, learn, & connect.

Community Calendar

Discover all Utah workshops and events that focus on girls and women.

Featured Events

The UWLP hosts, offers, partners, and collaborates on programs, seminars, lectures, workshops, and think tanks aligned with efforts to move mountains for Utah girls and women. View all upcoming events.

Ditch Your Debt and Transform Your Net Worth
Ditching debt is a powerful way to increase net worth, reduce stress surrounding money, and increase capacity to save and invest for your future. Net worth is a great big-picture measurement of your financial situation. It can take day-to-day work to increase your net worth, but there is a free tool available to help you become debt free! Join Melanie Jewkes, USU Extension Professor, as she guides you on your transformational money journey.
Teaching Your Child Consent

Consent is about so much more than sex. Practicing and honoring consent is essential to navigating relationships and interactions throughout our lives. This discussion explores the powerful principles of consent and how they can help us empower children, foster healthy relationships in our families, and reduce the risk of sexual abuse.

Past Events

The UWLP started offering and co-hosting gatherings and events in 2014 and began capturing the “Utah Women’s Leadership Speaker & Dialogue Series” on video in 2015. We keep the past event information online as a resource for those looking for topics and speakers for future events. If you are interested in partnering on future events, contact us at